Deed & Property Records
Deeds were recorded beginning on May 10, 1729 when the County was formed. Deeds are excellent sources for locating an individual at a specific point and place in time. They are also vital links in researching the history of an old home.
Digital images of all historical deeds and indexes since 1729 are available through the Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds:
Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds
Search property addresses to view modern parcels and roadways over historical maps of Lancaster County from the first eighteenth century land purchases in Pennsylvania to the end of the nineteenth century. Historical maps include the warrantee (1700s), 1824, 1864, 1875 and 1899.
Lancaster County Historical Map Viewer